Found March 11, 2012 on
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Houston Rockets point guard Kyle Lowry is expected to be sidelined for two to four weeks with a bacterial infection.
Lowry has been hospitalized in New York since Thursday due to a fever and abdominal distress. He is expected to return to Houston on Tuesday.
The illness caused Lowry to miss Sunday's loss at Cleveland and Saturday's win at New Jersey.
Goran Dragic has played well in two starts, scoring 20 points and handing out eight assists against the Cavaliers after notching 23 points and eight assists against the Nets.
Lowry is having a breakout season for the Rockets, averaging 15.9 points, 7.2 assists and 5.3 rebounds per game.
Houston, which has lost six of seven, will face the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday.
BEST OF MAXIM
HOUSTON In the midst of a brutal stretch of defeats that might have undermined their postseason aspirations even with a fully functional roster, the Rockets discovered on Sunday that starting point guard Kyle Lowry will be sidelined for two to four weeks with a bacterial infection.
Lowry leads the Rockets in assists (7.2 per game) and ranks second in scoring (15.9 points per game...
Kyle Lowry has been diagnosed with a bacterial infection after complaining of fever and abdominal distress.
In uncharacteristic fashion, we’re going to lead out with the Waiver Wire Line of the Night: because it’s all about Goran Dragic (1.33). Since Kyle Lowry is expected to miss 2-4 weeks, Patrick has already put out an add order on Dragic. 20 points (4 threes, 7-11 from the field), 8 assists (6% owned). I unfortunately missed out by a few minutes in grabbing him in most of my leagues...
The New Jersey Nets and Houston Rockets were without their starting point guards for their matchup Saturday night.
The Nets' Deron Williams was sidelined for the second time this season after straining his right calf in Friday night's win at Charlotte. New Jersey coach Avery Johnson said Williams, who is averaging a team-best 22 points and 8.1 assists, is listed as day-to...
Fact: Gerald Green is one of the best dunkers in the NBA -- now that he's back in the NBA. Green showed exactly how electric he can be near the rim against the Houston Rockets on Saturday night. He received an alley-oop pass from MarShon Brooks and jumped to where his chin was level to the rim. He swung his right arm around and windmilled the ball into the basket. Watch Green...
The Oklahoma City Thunder took advantage of the absence of Kyle Lowry to beat the Houston Rockets twice in January.
Lowry will be out again for the visiting Rockets on Tuesday night when these clubs complete their season series.
Oklahoma City (32-9) won on back-to-back nights Jan. 6-7 over Houston (22-20) with Lowry out with a bruised right foot. He showed the impact he can have...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Goran Dragic had 23 points and eight assists,. Luis Scola scored a go-ahead tip-in with 62 seconds remaining and the Houston Rockets beat the New Jersey Nets 112-106 on Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
Courtney Lee scored 17 points, Chandler Parsons had 16 points and six assists and Chase Budinger and Samuel Dalembert added 15 points each to...
The Houston Rockets thought they had gotten Pau Gasol back in early December before the NBA vetoed the blockbuster Chris Paul trade.
Since that time the Rockets have kept in touch with the Los Angeles Lakers regarding the four-time All-Star and would still like to get him.
Will Lakers, Rockets Ever Work Out Deal For Pau?
The problem for Houston is that the Lakers aren’t interested...
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The Dragic Stick
We thought Dragic would be a good 1-2 day pickup, but now it looks as though Kyle Lowry may miss 2-4 weeks with a bacterial infection in his abdomen. The Rockets have 4 games this week, so his a must own if you are in need of help in your backcourt. He posted 20 points and 8 assists tonight.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Antawn Jamison scored 28 points and rookie Kyrie Irving came through again in the fourth quarter, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 118-107 win over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night.
Cleveland, which recorded a season high in points, had six players in double figures in winning its third straight game for the first time this season.
Luis Scola scored a season...
Check out this electrifying dunk by New Jersey Net Gerald Green against the Houston Rockets. Is this the dunk of the year? You don't see these kind of dunks in an actual game too often.
The Houston Rockets have lost a season-high five straight and now could be without Kyle Lowry as they continue a five-game road trip.
It could help that their next opponent, the New Jersey Nets, may be without Deron Williams.
Lowry said he doesn't expect to play when the Rockets visit the Nets on Saturday night, looking to win their 11th straight in the series.
While anxiously waiting for some NBA trades to go down, Erik and Patrick discuss – what else – injuries. Specifically, Ricky Rubio’s injury and his value in a keeper league, Kyle Lowry’s injury and what it does for Goran Dragic, and Stephen Curry with yet another sprained ankle. We also discuss the horrible run of Kevin Martin and what to do with him, the explosion of Evan...